"People just come and go all around them. I don't know who they is, but I'm scared to say anything to them."131950
She's watched her neighbors move away leaving an empty house behind.
Now Murphy is one of a few people living in homes on the street that has more than 24 homes.
"Don't have a clue what they doing. You see if you live on this street and they ain't nobody on this side but you. It's scary to you and I done had a stroke too."
WARD:"Nearly every blighted home has an orange dot just like that one. That means it's bought by the city and can be torn down. There are almost two thousand homes with an orange dot just like that."
Police say they've made more arrests in these homes than in populated areas.
Burglaries, drug arrests, prostitutes and homeless people have all found a home in these houses.
Today the city unveiled a war on blight.
The plan includes heavy enforcement of building codes.
Tearing down more houses each year and encouraging people to spruce up their neighborhoods with a fresh coat of paint or renovations.Murphy is waiting to find out what the city is going to do about the run down houses near her.
Whatever it is, she wants it to happen soon.
"If they fixed it up and put somebody in it. It just wouldn't be so scary. I tend to my business anyhow. I don't bother anybody on this street."113223
Until then, she's keeping her doors locked tight.